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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Brooks_County,_Georgia|Brooks County]]'' <br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]][http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Brooks.htm Brantley County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 398<br> Nahunta, GA 31553-0398<br> Phone: 912.462.5256 <br><br>Clerk Superior Court has birth, divorce,<br>probate and court records from 1921<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Brooks County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1858'''--Brooks County was created 11 December 1858 from [[Lowndes County, Georgia|Lowndes and]] [[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Quitman <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Colquitt County, Georgia|Colquitt]]
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*[[Cook County, Georgia|Cook]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Florida|Jefferson&nbsp;County, Florida]]
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*[[Lowndes County, Georgia|Lowndes]]
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*[[Madison County, Florida|Madison&nbsp;County, Florida]]
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*[[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas&nbsp;]]
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== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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*Quitman
  
 
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==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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:*Huxford, Folks. ''The History of Brooks County, Georgia.'' Quitman, Ga.: Hannah Clarke Chapter, D.A.R., 1948, c1949. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22817 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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*Dasher, Wayne and Judy Dasher. ''Brooks County Newspaper Transcripts, Jun 1866 - Feb 1874''. 3 vols. [http://www.raogk.org/georgia.htm Free Lookups Available!]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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&nbsp;1860-1871 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybrooks.html Georgia Pioneers]
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===== Additional Probate Records  =====
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Index to Will Book I, 1860-1899 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybrooks.html Georgia Pioneers]
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Index to Annual Returns, Bills of Sale, Vouchers, 1859-1863 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybrooks.html Georgia Pioneers]
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Index to Annual Returns, Bills &nbsp;of Sale, Vouchers, 1863-1865 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybrooks.html Georgia Pioneers]
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Index to Annual Returns, Bills of Sale, Vouchers, 1869-1872 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybrooks.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Brooks|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Brooks/ Brooks County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Brooks_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Brooks_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 18:23, 5 January 2013

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Brooks County

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Brantley County Courthouse
PO Box 398
Nahunta, GA 31553-0398
Phone: 912.462.5256

Clerk Superior Court has birth, divorce,
probate and court records from 1921[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Brooks County was created 11 December 1858 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
County seat: Quitman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Quitman

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Huxford, Folks. The History of Brooks County, Georgia. Quitman, Ga.: Hannah Clarke Chapter, D.A.R., 1948, c1949. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Dasher, Wayne and Judy Dasher. Brooks County Newspaper Transcripts, Jun 1866 - Feb 1874. 3 vols. Free Lookups Available!

Probate

Wills

 1860-1871 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers



Additional Probate Records

Index to Will Book I, 1860-1899 Georgia Pioneers

Index to Annual Returns, Bills of Sale, Vouchers, 1859-1863 Georgia Pioneers

Index to Annual Returns, Bills  of Sale, Vouchers, 1863-1865 Georgia Pioneers

Index to Annual Returns, Bills of Sale, Vouchers, 1869-1872 Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Brooks County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Brooks County, Georgia. Page 152 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).